Morrisville, Missouri

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Morrisville, Missouri
City
Location of Morrisville, Missouri
Location of Morrisville, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°28′51″N 93°25′38″W / 37.48083°N 93.42722°W / 37.48083; -93.42722Coordinates: 37°28′51″N 93°25′38″W / 37.48083°N 93.42722°W / 37.48083; -93.42722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Polk
Area[1]
 • Total 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,165 ft (355 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 388
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 387
 • Density 606.3/sq mi (234.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 65645, 65710
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-50078[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735730[5]

Morrisville is a city in Polk County, Missouri, United States. The population was 388 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Morrisville was founded in 1870. It was named for its founder, Morris Mitchell.[6]

Geography[edit]

Morrisville is located at 37°28′51″N 93°25′38″W / 37.48083°N 93.42722°W / 37.48083; -93.42722 (37.480875, -93.427084).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 388 people, 153 households, and 110 families residing in the city. The population density was 606.3 inhabitants per square mile (234.1/km2). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 259.4 per square mile (100.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 1.0% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 153 households of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 344 people, 130 households, and 89 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,125.5 people per square mile (428.4/km²). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 448.2 per square mile (170.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.84% White, 0.29% Native American, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.03% of the population.

There were 130 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,906, and the median income for a family was $30,357. Males had a median income of $22,813 versus $20,556 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,440. About 16.3% of families and 27.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 37.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 343. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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